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Giwa v LMC: FCT Police say Dikko, Abubakar not wanted

The Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko has met with the leadership of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command which has denied declaring him and Salihu Abubakar wanted in the aftermath of the widely reported incident which occurred on Sunday October 9 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Internal Airport on the arrival of the Super Eagles from their away victory against Zambia.

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Dikko met with the FCT Commissioner of Police (CP) Mohammed Mustapha and the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Operations, Garba Mohammed, in a follow up to earlier meetings he had on Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11 with the Commissioner of Police, Legal, at the Police headquarters and the office of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), during which the incident at the airport was reported.

It will be recalled that upon the arrival of the Super Eagles, accompanied by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung; Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick; other senior government officials and NFF members as well as numerous newsmen and supporters, two unidentified men, at the time, had approached Dikko, who is also NFF 2nd Vice President, and insisted that he accompanies them. They had claimed that his attention was required by the FCT CP, but did not present any identification or warrant to that effect.


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